1st Edition

Regulating Place
Standards and the Shaping of Urban America

ISBN 9780415948753
Published December 6, 2004 by Routledge
400 Pages 49 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Tracing how codes arose when they did, and how they were adapted over time, the authors examine the increasing influence of regulatory codes over urban design and planning in the past century.



Eran Ben-Joseph holds the Career Development Chair in MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning. He is the co-author of Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities.
Terry S. Szold is a land use planning consultant and adjunct professor at MIT. She is the co-editor of Smart Growth.


"Highly recommended." -  Dolores Hayden, Yale University, author of A Field Guide to Sprawl and Building Suburbia: Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000